Author Archives: Ryan Boyd

Kearney City Council approves mask proclamation

Kearney City Council approves mask proclamation

KEARNEY, Neb. – (KGFW) At Tuesday’s Kearney City Council Meeting, Mayor Stan Clouse read the final draft for the proposed mask proclamation that can be used around the community: “Whereas COVID-19 is a severe acute respiratory illness that can spread through small droplets when individuals breathe out, talk, cough or sneeze. And whereas COVID-19 continues…Read more »

Grand Island Police seeking help locating Hit and Run Suspect

Grand Island Police seeking help locating Hit and Run Suspect

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. – The Grand Island Police Department announced the following over social media: “On Sept. 5th, at roughly 6:30am, a three car accident at the intersection of Anderson and Locust Streets resulted in life threatening injuries. A 13-year-old Grand Island girl was a passenger in one of the vehicles is paralyzed from the…Read more »

Kearney CrossFit gives $8,000 donation for Operation NETS

Kearney CrossFit gives $8,000 donation for Operation NETS

KEARNEY, Neb. – (KGFW) Money was raised over this past weekend through Kearney CrossFit partnering up for Operation NETS. “This year we partnered up with CHI Health and the Kearney Police Department to do a two-part event called ‘Fitness for Heroes.’ The first part took place last Friday from 4:30 in the morning until Saturday…Read more »

Kearney Canal being drained early on September 8th

Kearney Canal being drained early on September 8th

KEARNEY, Neb. – (KGFW) Nebraska Public Power District will be draining the Kearney Canal early… in just a few days. “I was talking to our (NPPD) Water Systems Engineer out of North Platte. He indicated they would be shutting off the water supply to the Kearney Canal September 8th. The reason for that is doing…Read more »

Congressman Adrian Smith on trade with China

Congressman Adrian Smith on trade with China

WASHINGTON D.C. – Nebraska’s 3rd district Congressman Adrian Smith discussed trade deals with China and the current agreements the United States has in place and the results that have been produced. “China, make no mistake, they’re difficult to work with. In realizing they want their people to eat and want to find a good deal…Read more »

Authorities respond to bomb threat at UNK

Authorities respond to bomb threat at UNK

KEARNEY, Neb. – A bomb threat was received around 10 a.m. Thursday at the University of Nebraska-Kearney. The threat was made over the phone to the university’s main switchboard indicating suspicious packages were being delivered to an unknown location on campus. Local authorities worked with the FBI and determined the threat was not credible. Multiple…Read more »

UNK reporting 23 cases of COVID-19

UNK reporting 23 cases of COVID-19

KEARNEY, Neb. – (KGFW) The University of Nebraska-Kearney has reported 23 cases of COVID-19 among students, athletes, coaches and faculty. Team practices have been cancelled since July 24th after the first positive case was reported to university officials. Most of the cases have been asymptomatic or have shown minor symptoms. UNK Senior Director of Communications…Read more »